Are you a first-time gardener and want to find the easy to grow vegetables for your first garden voyage? Check out these simple to grow favorites.
When you think of a vegetable garden, you probably think of tomatoes. I would say tomatoes are the number one most popular garden vegetable to grow in the home garden. I’m sure it’s because homegrown tomatoes are so vastly better than store bought. But tomatoes can be finicky and difficult to grow. What are the easy to grow vegetable favorites for beginners?
The year before last we were super lazy about our fall gardening tasks and last year ended up being one of our worst garden years ever. Everything that happens in the garden teaches us. This helped me learn that fall garden tasks are some of the most important tasks for garden success.
Is there a garden chore you just hate? What is the best way to get through it? For me, it’s having the right garden tools for the right job! I know I could not live without my knee pad and my gloves. I have super nice gloves that fit well and are sturdy. That would be the number one thing I would recommend getting the best you can afford. You get what you pay for.
Have you heard of Jerusalem artichokes or sunchokes? They are easy to grow and even have pretty flowers that smell like chocolate.
Jerusalem artichokes or sunchokes are a tasty, starchy tuber similar in flavor and texture to potatoes. They taste sweeter than potatoes though. The great thing about them is you can harvest them in winter when there is not much else to harvest.
Gardening with kids is one of the most amazing and rewarding things I’ve ever done in my life. I have been a family childcare provider for 20 years. Gardening has opened up a world of teaching for my kids that is mind-boggling. There is so much kids can learn in a children’s garden!
Have you ever wondered what permaculture means? I have wanted to learn about permaculture for so long. I have learned bits and pieces of it, but nothing to really tell me how to do it. What is permaculture? This will answer your questions.
What do you do with all of that leftover material you have in your yard in the fall? There are so many ways to use it. Why not turn it into mulch? PLEASE don’t throw yard waste in the trash to go to the landfill. It’s full of vital nutrients that can improve your yard and garden.
What are the best spring garden chores to help you have success all year in the garden? There are a few things that will make your vegetable garden much more productive and make your job as the gardener far easier.
Do you ever wonder when in the world to plant your vegetables? I’m here to help with my vegetable garden planting guide. My Little Sprouts and I try our hardest to grow as much of our own food as possible. We like a wide variety of food, so we plant a wide variety of food. It’s hard to keep track of what to plant each month, so here is a guide to what you grow when.